On Thursday, 27 February, the University of Turku invites staff and students, citizens of Turku, and visitors to celebrate the University’s 100th anniversary. The UTU100 Carnival starts at the square between the Old Academy Building and Turku Cathedral at 6pm, from where the participants continue in a torchlight procession towards the University Hill.
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The 100th anniversary of the University of Turku is celebrated in an outdoors event called the UTU100 Carnival on Thursday, 27 February. The celebration starts at the square between the Old Academy Building and Turku Cathedral at 6.00pm. Members of the University community, citizens of Turku as well as visitors are invited to this family-friendly event.
The centenary of the University of Turku, the first Finnish-language university in the world, is celebrated this year with many different kinds of events. Throughout the year, there will be several open events to the public, such as the UTU100 Carnival in the spring and the UTU100 Fair in the autumn.